Editorials

Protecting our stadium is a sound investment

If you are a regular reader of this paper, you will know that Hamtramck has rediscovered an old jewel. For years, Hamtramck’s baseball stadium had fallen into disrepair.…

City officials need to step up in securing festival

Normally in this week’s issue you would see scenes from last weekend’s annual Hamtramck Labor Day Festival. Normal is no longer normal in the age of COVID. The…

News

Part 2: Schools Superintendent talks about school year

Part 2: Schools Superintendent talks about school year

  By Charles Sercombe This week is part 2 of our email conversation with Hamtramck…

Hamtramck Schools Superintendent talks about the new year

Hamtramck Schools Superintendent talks about the new year

  By Charles Sercombe With the new school year starting for Hamtramck Public School students,…

Voters are being warned about election law

Voters are being warned about election law

By Charles Sercombe Don’t even think about voting twice. Recently, President Trump came under criticism…

The weekend that should have been

The weekend that should have been

  By Charles Sercombe This weekend would have been Hamtramck’s last hurrah of summer. But…

Business

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck bars and restaurants have embraced café culture with a gusto. Several of the businesses have taken up the city’s offer to create…

Huntington Bank is relocating to a new location

Huntington Bank is relocating to a new location

    By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck landmark building is about to go through a major change. Recently, Huntington Bank announced that it was moving out of its…

Hamtramck Historical Museum reopens

Hamtramck Historical Museum reopens

  After being closed for four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hamtramck Historical Museum will open to the public on Saturday, July 11. The museum will…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Mayor takes a stand against federal intervention

Mayor takes a stand against federal intervention

  By Charles Sercombe Mayor Karen Majewski has joined other mayors across the country in condemning the use of federal officers to quell protests. In a number…

Features

For once, a ‘plague doctor’ that you want to see

For once, a ‘plague doctor’ that you want to see

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck, in its best moments, has always been creative, original and often-times downright strange. And this moment is right up there. If you’ve…

Editorials

Is profanity and crude public discourse the new normal?

Much has been said in the past week about Councilmember Ian Perrotta’s recent censure by his fellow councilmembers. This is the second time that Perrotta has been…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…